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Harmonizing Mesh Count to Line Count

July 13, 2021

By: Art Dobie Harmonizing screen mesh count to halftone line count can limit the possibility for moire and influence achievable tonal range. Moiré is an optical interference pattern that appears when two or more incompatible image frequencies are overlayed on one another. A common source of moire patterns is an improper match between the mesh […]

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Tools For Successful Screen Printing

May 19, 2021

Every profession has its own set of tools. Surgeons work with scalpels, carpenters use hammers and screen printers use… well, screen printers use a whole slew of tools to ensure they are getting consistent results every time. Or at least they should be! Here is an inside look into the personal toolbox ofTechnical Sales , […]

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LED Exposure as seen by Larry Tywater

May 12, 2021

As a Technical Sales Representative for Chromaline, an emulsion manufacturer in the screen print industry, I get a lot of questions about newer LED exposure units. LED units are becoming the latest and greatest technology in screen exposure and there are several companies that are manufacturing them versus the traditional metal halide units. Multiple benefits […]

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Mick’s Technical Tips

March 9, 2021

Looking for insight on the wonderful world of screen making? Consult the writings Mick Orr. Mick has over 35 years of experience in the screen printing industry. In his 35+ years of experience, Mick Orr was Chromaline’s Technical Sales Representative for Canada. In addition, he was also Chromaline’s Technical Guru and Applications Training Specialist. His […]

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Capillary Films by Chromaline

December 9, 2019

When comparing capillary film to liquid emulsion, capillary film offers many benefits. Capillary film requires less space, is cleaner than coating with liquid emulsion, creates uniform thickness, saves time, and is extremely easy to use. Many people choose not to use capillary film because the upfront cost is more expensive than liquid emulsion, but using […]

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Winter Is Coming: Stock Up On Freezable Screen Printing Products

September 16, 2019

Chromaline Screen Print Products is based in Duluth, Minnesota where summers are absolutely beautiful but we pay for it with our cold, long winters. Because Chromaline’s water-based products can be damaged from freezing temperatures, we highly encourage you to stock up before winter arrives. Products categorized as non-freeze/thaw stable cannot ship during freezing temperatures. Chromaline’s […]

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Dial In Exposure Time With Our Dual Exposure Calculator

August 20, 2019

At least 90% of stencil failures can be traced back to exposure times. If you are having trouble dialing in your exposure times, an exposure calculator can help. Chromaline’s Dual Exposure Calculator doubles as a basic Step Test and a One Step Calculator. It was designed to help determine correct exposure time, print quality check […]

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It’s Time To Get PHAT… Super PHAT

July 23, 2019

By Mick Orr, Applications Training Specialist for Chromaline Download the article as a pdf >> Sometimes it’s just plain difficult to do certain jobs. Like putting in a new sidewalk, or printing manhole covers. Know what I mean? Or how about making bullet proof vests? Well, folks all those problems can now be solved by […]

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Fight Humidity with ChromaLime

July 1, 2019

As summer starts to heat up and the humidity increases, your screen printing process can be affected. Chromaline’s premium screen print emulsion, ChromaLime, is designed to be tack-free in order to help eliminate sticking to inkjet films and exposure glass. Don’t remain STUCK with old emulsion technology, step up to ChromaLime and beat the humidity […]

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Screen Printing Tip: Coating Consumption & Emulsion Usage

June 4, 2019

By Mick Orr, Applications Training Specialist for Chromaline >> Download the article as a pdf Every now and then we get a call from a screen maker who asks how far a gallon of emulsion will go. Good question. The easy answer is, “Until it’s gone.” But, of course, this isn’t the response you would […]